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Prof Amanda Pyman

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Dean, Deakin Business School

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

Office of the Exec Dean B&L

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Univ. of Kent at Canterbury, 2008
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2004
Bachelor of Commerce, Monash University, 2000

Contact

amanda.pyman@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46170

Biography

Amanda is a Professor in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations and Head of the Department of Management in Deakin Business School. In a career spanning thirteen years in higher education, Amanda has worked in Australia and internationally and is currently the Head of the Department of Management in addition to holding a professoriate position. Amanda has established a strong track record as a researcher in the areas of employee voice, employee engagement and employee workplace participation, both in Australia and internationally. 

Amanda has utilised Australian and international workplace data and worked with small and medium-sized firms in the UK. Amanda’s publication record includes over 37 journal papers, book chapters and books. Amanda’s work with industry has primarily been concentrated in the small and medium enterprise sector, but she has also worked with key government bodies such as Fair Work Australia, in addition to receiving federal teaching and learning funds to undertake and complete a project on graduate employability and the use of business cases in management education from 2014 to 2016. Amanda is also an Associate Editor of the Human Resource Management Journal.

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Research interests

  • Employment relations
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Employee participation and involvement (voice)
  • Trade Unions in the Retail Sector

Affiliations

  • Teaching Fellow, Warwick Business School, The University of Warwick UK.
  • CAHRI, Australian Human Resources Institute.

Teaching interests

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Emplyment Relations
  • People Management

Units taught

  • MMM132 - Management

Projects

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics - NDAC Future Operating Model

Publications

No publications found

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Women entrepreneurs in Australia and Vietnam: Building capacity, building relationships

Dr Andrea North-Samardzic, Dr Huong Le, Prof Amanda Pyman

DFAT Australia-Vietnam Enhanced Economic Engagement Grant

  • 2021: $56,160

Other Public Sector Funding

Transforming DAPM: Business Process Improvement to realise a transformed NDAC

Prof Amanda Pyman, A/Prof Ambika Zutshi, A/Prof Matt Mount, Dr Heather Round, A/Prof Ahmed Ferdous

Australian Bureau of Statistics

  • 2018: $120,000
  • 2017: $50,063

A Vision for the Future: NDAC Future State Implementation

A/Prof Matt Mount, Prof Amanda Pyman, Prof Andrew Noblet, A/Prof Andrea Vocino, Prof Michael Polonsky, Prof Rens Scheepers

Australian Bureau of Statistics

  • 2019: $786,112
  • 2018: $363,636

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2024

Muhammad Umer Ijaz

Thesis entitled: Feedback and Employees' Creativity and Innovative Behaviour at Work

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

2023

Jagvinder Brar

Thesis entitled: The Impact of Humour Style Congruence on Person-Supervisor Fit

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

Co-supervisor
2019

Paul Saintilan

Thesis entitled: Managerial Orientations and Beliefs in Large Music Organisations

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

Associate Supervisor
2023

Karen Quilloy

Thesis entitled: Antecedents of the Social Impact of Social Enterprises

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

2022

Emma Winston

Thesis entitled: Transformative Value Outcomes of Tailored Arts Services

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Marketing

2020

Kim Encel

Thesis entitled: Women's Professional Sport: A Case Study of the AFLW Evolution

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

2019

Dominik Safari

Thesis entitled: An Ecosystem Approach to Evaluating a Cultural Event: A Regional Festival Case Study

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

2017

Sarah Kimberley Steen

Thesis entitled: Greening The Bank' s Environment: An Examination of Employees' Recycling Behaviours

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

Ling Qi

Thesis entitled: Factors Influencing Human Resource Management Practices in Chinese Multinational Companies Operating in Australia: An Exploration

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management